The biggest male model search in Africa, Model of Africa is back with its second edition. The event will hold on October 14, at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos. The competition will find 20 outstanding male models from across Africa coming to compete for the grand title – Model of Africa 2012.
This year’s edition of the competition will bring some of Africa’s biggest designers and entertainment industry players together and it is hosted by Big Brother Africa winner, Uti Nwachukwu & leading African model Zainab Balogun.
Some of the designers billed to showcase include Tanzania’s leading men’s wear brand Sheria Ngowi, celebrated designer and organiser of the Dakar Fashion Week, Adama Paris, other leading fashion brands include David Wej, Mai Atafo, Revamped, MoS, Beazy, Award winning Accessories Designer Kamsi Tcharles, MOA designer of the year Maxivive and one of Africa’s newest talent to watch out for Femy Toys.
A high point of this year’s event is that the Model of Africa Award shall be presented to leading African model Ajak Deng for career achievement and exemplary contributions through her charity works
The winner of the Model of Africa Nigeria will be representing Nigeria at the prestigious Mr. International contest billed to hold in Thailand on the 24th of November, 2012, while the overall winner of Model of Africa gets signed on to an international modelling contract, and shall become the new face of the Lagos Accessories Fair.
The top 20 contestants will be arriving in camp October 10, 2012 and will participate in exciting photo sessions, courtesy visits, press conference, charitable works, and a number of social and official outings.